Antique Tribal Upper Arm Bracelet

An antique upper arm cuff or bracelet, depicting 4 pairs of decorated and bejewelled female arms and hands clasping mirrors. Cast bronze, in excellent condition, showing wear to the inside and underside surfaces. The subject matter suggests that this was part of a suite of jewelry decorations belonging to a nautch dancer. From Gujarat, India. Early 19th century.

  • Dancer's armband
  • Bronze
  • Dates to the early 1800s
  • Indian jewelry

Measurements: Inside diameter 9.6 x 7.4 cm (4" x 3")

A piece of history and a very wearable piece of antique tribal jewelry

 

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